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MPH Student Societies and MPH Officers for Student Assembly

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Chuka Anude
I have always wanted to be a hand and a voice; a hand to help hurting people and a voice for the voiceless. This led me to medicine and now to public health... Read More
Priya Mehra
For me the Bloomberg School is a place for greater self-discovery. My background in public health... Read More
Tom Edling
I have a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, DVM from Colorado State University, and a... Read More
Jennifer Cohn
I am currently an instructor in medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania... Read More
Somnazu Nwanze
I am a medical doctor, who graduated from the University of Benin, Nigeria. My latest assignment was with the Nigerian Youth Corps... Read More
Olga Joos
Born in Florida, but raised in both Europe and the U.S., I have a strong love for traveling which now compliments my interest in public health... Read More
Gregory Tung
The online MPH is a versatile degree that has been key in my professional development. I entered the program while working full-time as a hospital administrator... Read More
Jung-Im Shin
Who would have thought that I would end up at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health? Certainly not me... Read More
Luca Passerini
I am an Italian Medical Doctor with a passion for global health and social entrepreneurship, focusing on poverty-related diseases, child health and humanitarian action... Read More
Marie Curry
I began the part-time MPH program with the goal of using my research and analytical skills to further policies that improve health... Read More
Daniel Ehlman
I earned my MPH concentrating my coursework in Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a capstone project analyzing malaria data from Tanzania... Read More

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There are two student-run organizations that play a critical role in the MPH Program and the Bloomberg School as a whole.  These societies serve as an academic, professional and social vehicle to stimulate discussion, provide tangible experiences, and enhance involvement and interaction among students, faculty and alumni with similar public health interests.

Each year the societies:

MPH students interested in leadership roles for the class are encouraged to run for one of the many offices for these societies. Elections are held early in the summer term.

John B. Grant Global Health Society

The John B. Grant Global Health Society provides a home for both U.S. and international MPH students with an interest in global health issues. Students come together with faculty and alumni to discuss current health problems in developing countries and to explore solutions to those health problems. This environment helps students select curricula that will enable them to design, implement and evaluate programs and projects in developing countries. It also facilitates student networking with alumni and others in international health careers.

Anna Baetjer Society in Public Health Practice

The Anna Baetjer Society for Public Health Practice serves as an academic, professional, and social home for MPH students interested in programs aimed at solving a broad range of problems affecting the health of populations. These programs focus on the areas of population and family health sciences, mental health and substance abuse, infectious and chronic diseases, environmental factors in health, and the organization, utilization and effectiveness of health service delivery systems. The Society also works to enhance the process of effective advocacy and find ways to facilitate constructive change—in short, how to make a difference.

MPH Officers for Student Assembly

Another important student role is that of the Student Assembly MPH Co-Officers.  These individuals are the MPH full-time class representatives to the Bloomberg School Student Assembly (SA).  The SA represents, preserves and promotes the interests of all students at the School.  Specifically, the SA strives to protect the rights of students at the School, formulates policies and regulations on behalf of students, represents students by electing or appointing student representatives to School committees, acts as a communication channel between students and the administration, offers educational and intellectual opportunities and enriches student life by providing a forum for student expression and communication, and acts as a liaison between student groups and the School.